The Rock Babas and Other Stories


Amaya Prabhu



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Publication Year 2020


ISBN-10 938915250X


Edition First
Number of Pages 302 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 14 x 2.5 x 21.6

The Rock Babas and Other Stories is a map of human fragilities and resilience that is as true in the Himalayas as it is in the state of Georgia.

An ageing tycoon, Takahashi Watanabe, donates his fortune to charity when faced with a terminal illness, in an attempt to reconnect with his estranged daughter. Special Agent Jackson Holder, an African-American agent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation overcomes racial biases to crack a homicide with domestic hate crimes undertones. Swiss Hotelier Helmut Kauffman’s transforms under the tutelage of the eponymous ‘rock babas’, a group of monks playing rock and roll and living high up in the Himalayas. A deposed dictator in prison reflects on his life and times.

Thought-provoking and mystic, profound and light of touch, caustic and comic, Ameya Prabhu’s sparkling debut is an ode to the challenges life throws up and to the people who rise up to meet them.

Amaya Prabhu

Ameya Prabhu is a writer and financial services entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India. He is the founder and managing director of NAFA Capital and a partner in UAP Advisors. He is an avid traveller and draws on his myriad global experiences for his writings. He loves watching and playing almost any sport but is a die-hard fan of the Indian cricket team and FC Barcelona. Ameya has a strong passion for the environment and sustainability and is actively involved in furthering the cause. He also serves as a trustee of MSVS, a charitable foundation focused on holistic human development and growth. He is deeply spiritual and has been a keen meditator. His spiritual beliefs and thoughts are reflected in this work.